Here are the collected daily quotes for July of 2004. We hope you enjoy them.
Civilization, in the real sense, consists not in the multiplication of wants but in their deliberate reduction. This alone promotes happiness and contentment–and increases the capacity for service.
That happiness is to be attained through limitless acquisition is denied by every religion and philosophy known, but is preached by every American TV set.
If you just set people in motion, theyíll heal themselves.
The deeply buried feminine in those whose concern is the unbroken connection of all growing things is in passionate revolt against the stultifying, life-destroying anonymous machine of the civilization that we have built.
–Irene Claremont de Castillejo
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
The winds of grace are always blowing, but to catch them we have to raise our sails.
If we donít stand for something, we may fall for anything.
Gardens promise reincarnation.
Pretending weíre a ruling elite isnít good for the planet, but it also isnít good for our own sense of origin, belonging, wholeness, and spirituality. Nature is where you go for replenishment, to reconnect with lifeís basic forces and fevers.
If the Angel deigns to come to come it will be because you have convinced her, not by tears but by your humble resolve to be always beginning; to be a beginner.
–Rainer Maria Rilke
Big-heartedness is the most essential virtue on the spiritual journey.